Vulture Bones, Hissing Dragons & Divine Bliss

Barnaby Brown pipes (Paleolithic, Sumerian, Ancient Greek & Sardinian), Hebridean vocals

Kalia Lyraki Middle Eastern vocals, nay, lute, frame drum, Cretan pipes

Guided by their Greek and Scottish heritage, Kalia Lyraki and Barnaby Brown take audiences on an adventure from deep history through Mesopotamia and Ancient Greece to the modern day. The music they conjure out of the world’s oldest instruments and notation is thrilling and compelling. Highlights include a vulture radius bone 40,000 years old and a hymn to Apollo from Delphi, 127 BC: the oldest, lengthiest and 

Three Palaces Festival 2017: The Artist As Hero

Press Release

‘The Artist As Hero’ is the chosen theme for the 5th edition of the Three Palaces Festival, which seeks “to shine a focus on the contribution of extraordinary musicians and composers,” said the festival’s artistic director for the second year running Peter Manning during a press conference launching this year’s edition of the festival.